loss of access to stacks after "save as"

Dr. Hawkins dochawk at gmail.com
Fri Nov 4 20:37:50 CET 2016


On Fri, Nov 4, 2016 at 12:24 PM, Mark Waddingham <mark at livecode.com> wrote:

> I suspect it will be because you are referencing your stacks by (the old)
> filename somewhere else and not name - thus causing the engine to load in
> the old file, the stack in which has the same name as the existing stack in
> memory.
>
> 'Saving as' does not create a new stack (in memory) it just saves the
> stack which is in memory to disk in a new file.
>
> Putting it another way, the 'new' stack is already loaded as it is the
> same stack as it was before - the only things which have changed is the
> stacks filename property and there being a new file on disk.
>

Hmm.

I started with a bare "save as", and had to add other pieces to make it
work (but I forget why now).

Can I reduce it to just "save as" and be on my merry way?


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